Click here to buy tickets to the Foundation Art and Artifacts reception and silent auction.
The Main Library at 1 E. Benton St. will close at noon on Thursday, Nov. 13 for a special event. All other locations will remain open.

Special Events

Art Auction Invitation 2014

Please join us at this year’s Imagine the possibilities Art and Artifacts Reception and Silent Auction! Many one-of-a-kind furnishings and art pieces will be available by bid. Additionally, unique ornaments crafted by local artisans from recycled books will be offered for $20. The purchaser will receive an ornament and a book nameplate. Nameplates will be placed in popular books that will be circulated at the Santori Library – a special holiday gift for loved ones, teachers and so many others!

Furthermore all attendees will sign a construction beam that will be visible at the Richard and Gina Santori Public Library for generations to come.

Event Tickets

$40 per ticket includes substantial appetizers, open bar, and the opportunity to bid on art, furnishings and other unique items from our “antique” Main Library.

Purchase Tickets Online: Click Here. Fill in all required information. Please indicate in the ‘Comments Section’ that the donation is towards “Imagine the possibilities”. Click Submit.

Purchase by Phone or Email: Contact the Foundation at 630-264-4154 or by email to Only credit cards are accepted by phone and email. To purchase by check, please mail your check to the Aurora Public Library Foundation, 1 East Benton Street, Aurora, IL 60505.

Tax Information:

$15 of every $40 ticket is tax deductible as a charitable donation under Federal tax law.

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